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Constructive Climate Conversations – How to talk to THAT person about environmental issues

It’s lockdown. We’re stuck at home or walking laps around our local park. So here at Curious.Earth we’re not going to preach about how you can reduce your carbon footprint from travel – unless you’re an Instagram influencer your footprint is probably negligible right now. So instead, this week we’re offering some useful insight and tips on how to positively impact an…

To do: vote for a healthy planet ✖️

We are already seeing the impacts of an unhealthy planet here in the UK. From flooding across the country to poor air quality (our largest environmental risk to public health), not to mention the widespread damage to both people and wildlife all around the world, often in the most vulnerable, marginalised communities. Alongside the usual feelings of eco-anxiety, I’m fed up of being told that it’s my…

Extinction Rebellion: Are you ready to rebel?

What’s Going On Here? On Monday 7th October (this coming Monday), thousands of Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists will be hitting the streets around the world to demand climate and ecological justice. What Does This Mean? Thought you were done with your climate activism? Think again! You probably heard about them causing havoc in April e.g. by glueing themselves to various buildings or flashing their bare…

Global Climate Strike, everyone is invited!

What’s Going On Here? On Friday 20th and 27th of September there is a call for everybody to take part in the Global Climate Strike, joining children in the #YouthStrike4Climate movement. This aims to be the biggest mobilisation yet, calling for climate justice for all. What Does This Mean? Greta Thunberg rose as a global phenomenon in August 2018 with her school strikes for the…

Climate Movement is the “Greatest Threat” to Oil Industry

What’s Going On Here? Earlier this week, Mohammed Barkindo a.k.a. the leader of OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), said that climate activists and the “growing mass mobilisation of world opinion” against oil are perhaps the “greatest threat” to the oil industry. In other words, people power is WORKING! What Does This Mean? The oil and gas industry is feeling the…